Regarding Scandinavian Airlines flight SK 686 Scandinavian Airlines regrets to confirm that one of its aircraft; an MD-87 with flight number SK 686 from Milan/Linate, Italy to Copenhagen, Denmark was involved in an accident at around 08.15 hrs local time today. |
SK 686 is an SAS flight, and is not a code- share flight.
Although no further details of the accident are available at the moment we estimate that there are approx. 104 passengers and 6 crew onboard.
SAS is doing everything possible to help passengers and to assist Italian authorities at this time.
Special hot-line numbers have been established for families and relatives in the Scandinavian countries and Finland.
The hot-line numbers in each country are:
|In Sweden ||+46 8 797 10 10 ||+46 0200 727 272 |
|Denmark ||+45 3232 6001 ||+45 8024 0101 |
|Norway ||+47 6758 5010 ||+47 800 80610 |
|Finland ||+358 800 90200 || |
A press conference will be held today at SAS Head office, Frösundavik, Stockholm at 13:00 hrs. local time with SAS President and CEO Jörgen Lindegaard and COO Marie Ehrling.
Also see SAS homepage for information: www.scandinavian.net
Note to editors: We ask journalists not to call the passenger hot-line, as a separate media center has been established. The media information center can be contacted at the following numbers: +46-8 797 2081, 797 2833
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